Great Gifts for Horse Lovers

Great Gifts for Horse Lovers

Horses are a lifelong love for my daughter. She has always gasped at the sight of horses grazing in a pasture, cleared the local library’s shelves of all the horse-related books, and covered her walls with posters of wild stallions and prancing ponies. Gift giving occasions have never been great mysteries for anyone who knows…

Homeschooling a Horse Lover

Homeschooling a Horse Lover

My little horse lover is all grown up.  This year she will graduate our homeschool and head off to college where she will major in equine science. Before her passion for horses blossomed, we knew her heart held a soft spot for animals in general – and all the jobs that come with those animals. …

Fun with Leaves

I {heart} Pinterest!  Seriously.  It may very well be the greatest invention on the planet.  Okay, the greatest recent invention. Through Pinterest, I found (and archived) some fun leafy art lessons to go along with our botany studies this autumn. While we didn’t get to all the wonderful ideas – this autumn – we found…

Charles Russell Resources

We’ve been so immersed in our 1900’s history studies, that Charles Russell took a bit of a back seat this month.  We did find the time to practice a little horse drawing, though.  Enjoy the resources below! Charles Russell About Charles Russell Paintings We’re Studying Round-up on the Musselshell Lesson Ideas How to Draw a…

Another Horse Crazy Kid?

My horse crazy daughter is already influencing her two-year-old brother.  He asks at least once a day… Thithy (Sissy) can we go see your Candoo White Wady (Candlelight Lady)? Of course, Mahayla obliges and now I’m afraid we have more than one harse crazy kid in the family!

Equine Hospital Field Trip

We live in Central KY – what’s often called the “Horse Capital of the World”.  We’re surrounded by beautiful horse farms and have the priviledge of living near the Kentucky Horse Park.  With so much horse business going on in the area, there are two premier equine hospitals within easy driving distance.  Lucky for us, Rood and Riddle…

Shakertown

Have you ever visited Shakertown?  It’s such a lovely place to visit in Central KY.  This weekend, we were treated to our first ever overnight stay in one of the original village buildings!  My father-in-law took our family and the horses for two days of trail riding, hiking, touring and dining at the historic restaurant. …

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